Peter Buffett

Monday, May 23, 2011

Buffett discusses his normal childhood despite his father's great financial success.

About the Episode

Peter Buffett, son of billionaire Warren Buffett, discusses his personal achievements--from a successful career composing music to his book, "Life Is What You Make It"--motivated by his parents' encouragement to find personal success without their help. Buffett talks about how his father encouraged him to attempt things on his own and the incomparable personal satisfaction of personal success. He discusses how he began his musical career composing commercials to eventually scoring films as well as NoVo, the foundation formed by him and his wife with money gifted from his father for that purpose.

Chapter 1: A Normal Childhood

Chapter 2: Career as a Musician

Chapter 3: Finding Your Own Success

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About Peter Buffet

Peter Buffet was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He attend public schools for all of his childhood and later attended Stanford University. Upon graduating he set to work composing music for commercials and eventually films. He was also signed on to a recording company, and has since released numerous albums. He wrote a book, "Life Is What You Make It."

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